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Rio 2016: Egypt’s sitting volleyball team advances to semi finals

Posted on September 12, 2016

Sitting Volleyball

Egypt defeated Brazil 3-2 in sitting volleyball in the 2016 Paralympic Games to go top of the group and advance to the semi finals.

The match went back and forth in all five rounds, but the Egyptians prevailed in the final round and won the match – (25-18, 13-25, 25-23, 10-25, 15-13).

Egypt’s team are now in first place in Pool A, having defeated both Germany and Brazil in tough encounters. The win sees them confirm their progression to the semi final round.

The Pharaohs play their last match in Pool A against the United States on Tuesday evening to confirm their place as group winners.


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